WordPress is a free and open source blogging tool and a content-management system (CMS) based on PHP and MySQL, which runs on a web hosting service. Features include a plug-in architecture and a template system. WordPress is used by more than 18.9% of the top 10 million websites. WordPress is the most popular blogging system in use on the Worldwide Web, at more than 60 million websites.
Full Day Course Price: €550 per person
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This course is designed for people who require the proficiency to take over the content management of a WordPress website.
The learner must be proficient at the use of word processing packages (typing, editing and formatting text) and have a basic knowledge of handling image files (saving, copying and resizing). No programming necessary!
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES
To gain the necessary proficiency to take full control of the content management of a WordPress developed site:
- Create, delete, categorise and edit posts
- Create, delete, categorise and edit pages
- Add media files to media section
- Insert media files to posts and pages
- Manage the menus on the site
- Manage themes
- Manage widgets
- Manage plugins
- Manage comments and users
General introduction to website design (HTML, CSS, Authoring, etc)
Introduction to Content Management Systems
Data base and template usage
Blogs / Forums and other CMS available
Creating a First Post
Status / Visibility / Updating / Publishing
Preview / See Post
Inserting media onto a post / page
New Page / Format / Edit / Publishing
Using themes / templates
Sourcing a theme
Uploading a theme
Activating a theme
What are widgets
Users & Comments
Creating new users
Explaining Spam risks
Editing template’s CSS
Using advanced templates demonstration
Summary and Review